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Reports: Shots ring out, man hit in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Just hours after reports of shots being fired in the area, a man was actually shot just after midnight early Thursday.

Shots were fired around 5:32 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Madison and Turner streets, but apparently no one was hit, police said.

Around 12:04 a.m. Allentown police responded to a shooting in the same area.

Police said a 20-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the torso.

He's listed in stable condition at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.

There's no word yet on what lead to the shooting.

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Allentown, PA 18102


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